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Try trimming away processes and activities which add no value

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#Tip: Try trimming away processes and activities which add no value to your supply chain.

MAVES Wednesday Wisdom – Did you know?

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50% of respondents say advancements in technologies are exerting a strong impact on their company’s logistics, supply chain, and transportation operations. Forbes Insights).

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Don’t overlook the importance of Labeling!

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Labeling is one of the many factors that affect the supply chain and determines the success of a product being delivered on time. The five key areas where labeling affects the supply chain are stocking, recalls, warehouse, shipping, and product details. Misprinted labels come at a high cost. Chargebacks from big-box retailers can range from $5 to $165 per label. In 2018, companies paid up to $24 billion US in recalls for reasons including misprinted labels!

Key strategies to increase supply chain resilience

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How can 3PLs increase their resilience? And what are the changes that 3PLs need to adapt to, to ensure long-term success?

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

The Global Supply Chain is Evolving – Are you ready?

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The global supply chain is evolving every day, adding complexity to the roles of shippers and their third-party logistics providers (3PLs). The “I want it now” environment, formed by the evolution the digital world and fostered by both millennials and companies like Amazon, is creating opportunities for those 3PLs willing to change and adapt to meet those consumer demands.

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Recap of the 2019 MAVES Advisory Board Users Group Conference

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MAVES supports after-hours steam education

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X Academy is an after-hours STEAM academy (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) for middle and high school kids. MAVES is a supporting donor for Dr. X Academy, with a focus on supporting girls. Girls are somehow being inhibited from pursuing careers in STEAM. That girls are really good at the hard subjects is proven by their participation in Dr. X’s academy winning two World Championships in 2019.

New Partnerships

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For many years we have supported the label requirements of our 3PL clients through our ViewPoint Logistics TM software, specifically using Teklynx integrated barcode solutions. MAVES is now an official business partner and reseller of Teklynx software, allowing us to provide even better label solutions for our Clients. In 2019 MAVES became a partner with Techdinamics, expanding your options for quick and simple connectivity to all the major Webstores.

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Thank you for joining us at the 2019 MAVES Advisory Board user Group, See you in 2020

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That's a wrap. Thanks to all who joined us at # MABUG2019 in # Sacramento. See you at # MABUG2020 ! The post Thank you for joining us at the 2019 MAVES Advisory Board user Group, See you in 2020 appeared first on Maves.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

We want to thank you for being a loyal customer

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This Valentine's Day we decided to create a video to say thank you to our clients. We appreciate your business and your support. link] The post We want to thank you for being a loyal customer appeared first on Maves.

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MAVES “The Highview” Newsletter Volume 1

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MAVES is pleased to announce the start of our new Newsletter entitled “The Highview” This will be posted quarterly to keep you updated on what’s happening at MAVES and whats new in the 3PL world. We invite you to have a read! MAVES July 2018 Newsletter. The post MAVES “The Highview” Newsletter Volume 1 appeared first on Maves.

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Feeling blue? Its time to heat up your Cold Chain Solutions with MAVES

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Over 40 years ago, our first client was a Private Refrigerated Warehouse (PRW). So we understand your daily challenges can include: locating your client’s products in the variable temperature controlled environment, management of of code dated products, provision of flawlessly detailed product activity records and retention and availability of any data supporting the movement of the goods through your company’s position in the Cold Chain.

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Could stockless stores be the future of the high street?

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By Alex MacPherson, Director of Consultancy and Account Management, Manhattan Associates. We have all seen the headlines and plethora of statistics about the uptick in online shopping over the last twelve months

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Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

UK manufacturers prioritise cyber risks and a digital future post pandemic says PwC COO Survey

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Managing cyber security risks, workforce changes and growing demands for supply chain security and sustainability are the standout priorities for UK manufacturers over the next two years according to PwC’s latest COO pulse survey

Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA

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Avanos Medical, Inc., the medical devices company, started using OMP’s Unison Planning with SAP S/4HANA as of October 2020

Dakota Integrated Solutions launches brand new corporate website

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Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time data capture, printing, mobility and solution specialist, has launched its new corporate website

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95% of FMCG retailers say inventory optimisation is top priority for 2021

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Symphony RetailAI, the provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, has announced findings from its Category Planning & Assortment Optimisation Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with Incisiv.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

Konica Minolta announces digital solutions and print partnership with The Colour Copier Company

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Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has entered into a partnership with The Colour Copier Company. The Lancashire-based company is providing its customers with Konica Minolta’s extensive range of print and digital document workflow solutions

Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

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Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

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WDT banks on the SAP implementation expertise of Körber for expanded business model

Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

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Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU, but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Shoppers bag toys early this Christmas in the UK, driving November sales up 11% year-on-year

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In 2020 Brits of all ages turned to toys to help occupy the long weeks of lockdown. From entertainment to education, crafting to creating, to simply playing outside, the sector has proved its worth during the COVID-19 restrictions

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

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Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

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Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution

Retailers must optimise their pricing strategies for affordability during the golden quarter, says Oxylabs

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Recent figures from the CBI has revealed ‘retail sales fell at its fastest pace in four months in October’ as people reined in spending in the face of more coronavirus restrictions

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

‘Use your loaf’: Bakers Basco boss warns of tensions in bakery supply chain if panic buying reaches pre-lockdown levels.

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Paul Empson, General Manager of Bakers Basco, is warning the general public to ‘use one’s loaf’ and avoid panic buying as the possibility of a second nationwide UK lockdown hangs in the balance, to ensure demand doesn’t outstrip supply

Achieving an agile supply chain

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Supply chain resilience has never been more important. Global markets are apt to change at a moment’s notice, often a result of dramatic shifts in consumer demand and availability of products – as can be seen most recently, in the restriction in component supply due to global lockdown. These sudden changes in demand can affect manufacturers in every sector

Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

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"The global supply chain has been significantly impacted by COVID-19," according to Michael Wilson, vice president of marketing and packaging at AFFLINK, the sales and marketing organisation for distributors in the US

Lacklustre training leaves retail staff underprepared to perform during the pandemic, research from Axonify reveals

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A lack of training has left frontline retail associates underprepared to perform during the pandemic, research from the latest report from Axonify, a modern training and communication solution for frontline associates, has revealed

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!